Tribute Portfolio Debuts in Kochi, South India, with the Opening of Port Muziris

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Tribute Portfolio Debuts in Kochi, South India, with the Opening of Port Muziris

Tribute Portfolio hotels offer a stay worth talking about with striking designs, a bold color palette and noteworthy art installations.

7 Divine Libraries that can Turn You into a Bookworm Forever!

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7 Divine Libraries that can Turn You into a Bookworm Forever!

If being immersed in a good book could sweep you away into another world, how about reading a good book amidst a spectacular place? Read on to find out the seven bewitching libraries where you can visit to take your reading experience to a different level!

Accor Brings its Iconic Raffles Brand to India with two new hotels

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Accor Brings its Iconic Raffles Brand to India with two new hotels

Accor expands its foothold in the luxury segment in India by announcing two majestic hotels in India – Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur

Latest Updates On New Routes

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Latest Updates On New Routes

New routes providing business travellers more options on connectivity while giving holidaymakers a variety of destinations to choose from.

Bigger Malaysia Presence at SATTE 2019 To Promote Tourism

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Bigger Malaysia Presence at SATTE 2019 To Promote Tourism

Malaysia continues its efforts to attract more Indian tourists with Tourism Malaysia’s 15th year of participation in South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE 2019) from 16 to 18 January 2019.

“Malaysia Fantastic Deals” Launched

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“Malaysia Fantastic Deals” Launched

The “Malaysia Fantastic Deals” package was launched today to promote more value-for-money holiday packages to Malaysia for tourists from India.

Discovering Mumbai with Malindo Air

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Discovering Mumbai with Malindo Air

Gaya Travel Magazine recently collaborated with Malindo Air to promote Mumbai, the destination that the airline flies daily from Kuala Lumpur since the first quarter of 2014. Departing from Kuala Lumpur in the evening and arriving in Mumbai late at night allows travellers to avoid Mumbai traffic congestion during peak hours. The five-hour flight on Malindo Air is effortlessly comfortable with extra legroom due to the 32” reclining seat. The airline also provides 30-kilogram complimentary baggage allowance for Economy class and 40 kilograms for Business Class with various in-flight entertainment on 11.1” touch screens, making travelling stress-free and rewarding, which is typical of most Malindo Air international flights. Besides being known as the city that never sleeps, Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) […]

10 Reasons to Fly to Bhubaneswar, India

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10 Reasons to Fly to Bhubaneswar, India

Odisha is previously known as Orissa, and the old name can still be found all over the state. It is located on the eastern coast of India on the Bay of Bengal. Odisha is rich with tribal cultures and historical places, especially Hindu temples that are over hundreds of years old. The capital city of Odisha is Bhubaneswar, better known as The Temple City of India due to thousands of temples that has been around since ancient times. Although there are only about 50 that still remain today, these are significant archaeological and religious sites, important reminders of the Kalinga civilisations. The state of Odisha is always known for its dry and dusty environment and scorching heat during summer. Although Bhubaneswar can […]

AirAsia is the First International Airline to Land in Bhubaneswar, India

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AirAsia is the First International Airline to Land in Bhubaneswar, India

BHUBANESWAR, 27 APRIL 2017 – AirAsia marks another milestone as the first international airline in the world to operate direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar, India. The airline’s latest new route offers four times weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to the beautiful capital city of India’s Odisha state. A receiving ceremony was held at Biju Patnaik International Airport to celebrate the arrival of flight AK31 which flew in on an Airbus A320 into Bhubaneswar, India. The aircraft landed at 11.35PM last night and was greeted with a water cannon salute. Part of the guests on board the inaugural flight were Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Berhad; Datuk Zainuddin Abd Wahab, Senior Director of Tourism Malaysia as well as […]

Hotel Perks and Quirks You Never Knew Existed on Your Work Trip

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Hotel Perks and Quirks You Never Knew Existed on Your Work Trip

KUALA LUMPUR – January 11, 2017 – Private jets, personal stylists and exclusive rooftops are just some of the many features today’s business travelers can enjoy at the top business hotels around the globe, according to accommodation expert Hotels.com™. Forget those stark conference rooms and bland breakfast buffets, business travel is changing, with hotels becoming more than just a bed for the night. We have turned into a generation of ‘Bleisure’ travelers, who combine work trips with play by adding vacation time to business jaunts. Hotels.com has therefore revealed its stand-out collection of ten of the ‘Best for Business’* hotels that will appeal to today’s ‘Bleisure’ travelers. All these hotels are winners in the prestigious Hotels.com Loved by Guests Awards 2016*. The […]

Off-Season Gems with Aman

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Off-Season Gems with Aman

  5th January 2017 – Exploring a destination out of season can lead to a path of discovery and charm otherwise hidden by the bustle and busyness of peak seasons. Aman hotels around the world are magical destinations all year round, exceeding every expectation of popular sights in season, but promising something almost more special once the crowds have dispersed. Whether breathing in the rain-cleansed jungle air amid Angkor’s iconic temples or witnessing Japan’s plum blossoms delicate announcement of spring; each reveals a new side to a destination without the crowds.   AMAN TOKYO, Japan Visitors flock to Tokyo in spring from March to May, when the parks and gardens of the capital blush pink with cherry blossoms. During the city’s quiet […]

Alila Hotels & Resorts Expands its Portfolio with the Opening of Fort Bishangarh in Jaipur, India in Q1 2017

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Alila Hotels & Resorts Expands its Portfolio with the Opening of Fort Bishangarh in Jaipur, India in Q1 2017

13th December 2016 – Hidden away in the Aravalli hills in Rajasthan, a world away from the crowds on the conventional Jaipur-Jodphur-Udaipur trail, is Fort Bishangarh – a 230-year-old defensive fortress which has been seven years in restoration and undergone a brilliantly sensitive transformation. Alila Fort Bishangarh will open in the first quarter of 2017 with 59-suites. It is Alila’s second property in India and follows the opening of Alila Diwa Goa in 2010. Alila is the first international hotel group to open a property in the Aravalli hills between Delhi and Jaipur and Fort Bishangarh is thought to be one of the only warrior forts of its kind to be converted into a unique heritage resort of this stature. It has […]

British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

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British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 NOVEMBER 2016 – British Airways is reaffirming its commitment to Malaysia with the launch of On Business loyalty programme aimed at benefiting and enabling businesses to maximise their travel budget. New members from Malaysia can enjoy a welcome bonus of triple On Business Points on the first six eligible flights within the first 12 months of the new membership*. The On Business loyalty programme, which already helped companies to save £47 million in 2015 worldwide, brings together the business loyalty programmes of three airlines – British Airways, Iberia, American Airlines and codesharepartner airlines – allowing business travellers to collect points and spend on all partnered airlines under one scheme. Members will be rewarded based on the money spent rather […]

A Touch of India at Cinnamon Coffee House

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A Touch of India at Cinnamon Coffee House

Variety is the spice of life and Cinnamon Coffee House presents an irresistible feast that features just that, this Deepavali. Come together for a great celebration as we have everything to entertain the family, and a little more to treat yourself to. A spectrum of Indian delicacies such as the exquisite Nasi Briyani, crowd – pleasing Mutton Varuval, Chicken Tandoori, Meatball Korma, Rasam, Vadai Masala, Gulab Jamun, Laddu and Jalebi are tailored just for the occasion. Apart from Indian cuisine, Executive Sous Chef, Saiful Baharin also incorporates the joy of street food into the menu. The Satay is beautifully aromatic and the accompanying sauce is rich with peanut that has a tinge of sweetness. The Nasi Lemak is incredibly fragrant and the […]

Kochi – Queen of Arabian Sea

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Kochi – Queen of Arabian Sea

Lying on the extreme south of India is the state of Kerala- often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’ by travelers. The commercial city of Kochi rests right at the heart of Kerala, along the coasts of the Arabian Sea. With a rich cultural heritage, precious history, phenomenal lush green nature and ever warm hospitality, Kochi has everything that a traveller looks for!

The Aayu Mumbai is Now Part of GHM List of Destinations

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The Aayu Mumbai is Now Part of GHM List of Destinations

The exclusive management group last week unveiled plans for The Aayu Mumbai, a 42-suite luxury hotel and setting for India’s first restaurants by the world’s most decorated chef Joël Robuchon, and culinary star Hide Yamamoto. The property is scheduled to open in Dec. 2013.

Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels by Agoda.com

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels by Agoda.com

Agoda.com’s list of this year’s ten notable eco-friendly hotels that are doing their part to create a comfortable, beautiful balance with nature.

Majestic India – Agra & Jaipur

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Majestic India – Agra & Jaipur

The drive to Agra from Delhi was around five hours. The Indian countryside was beautiful. Fields full of blooming yellow mustard flowers with sights of horse-carts and camel-carts carrying big loads of hay took our breath away.

Majestic India – Kashmir

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Majestic India – Kashmir

Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. It is a disputed territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan, with some areas also claimed by China.

Majestic India – Delhi

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Majestic India – Delhi

If there is one word to describe Delhi, it is chaotic. Honking is everywhere and drivers driving as if they own the road. It’s dusty, it’s unruly, it’s awesome! If asked to describe India in two words, it would be “wonderfully chaotic”.

Issue 6.1 – Exploring New Delhi with Gaya Travellers

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Issue 6.1 – Exploring New Delhi with Gaya Travellers

The Taj Mahal literally took our breath away as we set our eyes upon it. It was a surreal experience for us, having seen countless photos and on-screen images of the world-famous monument. Indeed, Gaya Travellers have arrived.It was crowded.